Noodle Beef Casserole
5 c water
1 T salt
3 c uncooked egg noodles
1/4 c butter or margarine
1 c fine dry bread crumbs
1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 c finely chopped onion
1/4 c finely chopped green pepper
1/2 t garlic salt
1 t salt
1/8 t pepper
1 c grated Swiss cheese
8 oz can tomato sauce
4 oz mushroom stems and pieces, drained
In a deep, 3-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole place
5 cups water, 1 tablespoon salt and 3 cups uncooked noodles. Heat,
covered, in Microwave Oven 12 minutes or until noodles are tender,
Stir occasionally. Drain noodles and set aside.
In a large, heat-resistant, non-metallic mixing bowl, me1t 1/4 cup
butter or margarine in Microwave Oven 30 seconds. Add bread crumbs
and heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 1/2 minutes or until bread
crumbs are golden brown.
Add meat to bread crumb mixture and mix to combine well. Heat,
uncovered, 5 minutes or until meat is browned, stirring occasionally
so meat crumbles.
Add onions, green pepper, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Blend into
meat mixture thoroughly. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2
In a 2-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole layer cooked
noodles with meat mixture. Top with cheese, tomato sauce and
mushrooms (in that order). Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 8
minutes or until cheese melts.